Oil Palm

december 2011
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Palm oil, extracted from the pulp of oil palm fruit, is the main source of vegetable fats and oils on the world market. Its ability to adapt to different climates and its productivity make it a major food safety component in Asian countries and the tropical belt.

The book seeks to give the practitioner the necessary elements for setting up and operating a palm stand by combining the basic scientific and technical knowledge required to understand technical choices with the sustainable development priorities of the crop. Special mention is therefore made of actions to limit the potentially negative aspects and highlight the positive aspects of proposed techniques and strategies without forgetting efficient protection of people working in the plantations.

Lastly, the essential factual components are given in terms of the use of oil palm products and their impact on human health.

Table of contents





1. Le secteur  dupalmier à l’aube du XXIe siècle


2. Le palmier à huile et le développement durable


3.La plante et son milieu


4. La nutrition minérale du palmier


5. Les études préliminaires à un projet de plantation


6. Le matériel végétal, une clé du développement durable


7. Le choix des terrains


8. La miise en place d’une palmeraie


9. L'exploitation de la palmeraie


10. La lutte intégrée contre les maladies et les ravageurs


11. La palmeraie et  son environnement


12. Les huileries


13. Les usages des produits et des sous-produits du palmier à huile


14. La sécurité au travail et la santé des personnels


15. L'huile de palme et la santé humaine


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Language(s): French

Publisher: Éditions Quae

Co-publishers: CTA, Presses agronomiques de Gembloux

Edition: 1st edition

Collection: Agricultures tropicales en poche

Published: 21 december 2011

Reference Book: 02289

Reference eBook [ePub]: 02289EPB

Reference eBook [PDF]: 02289NUM

EAN13 Book: 9782759216789

EAN13 eBook [ePub]: 9782759217496

EAN13 eBook [PDF]: 9782759216796

Interior: Black & white

Format (in mm) Book: 135 x 215

Pages count Book: 240

Pages count eBook [PDF]: 240

Weight (in grammes): 400

Size: 7.14 MB (ePub), 33.5 MB (PDF)


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